Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Volunteer Opportunities at the Cavendish Historical Society

 Updated 4/10/13


Become a Cavendish Historical Society (CHS) volunteer and learn more about Cavendish, make new friends, meet interesting people, share your skills and gain new ones and help leave an important legacy for future generations.

A wide variety of volunteer positions exist at the Cavendish Historical Society (CHS). Please visit frequently for updates.

Unless posted otherwise, contact Margo Caulfield or call 802-226-7807 for volunteering or for more information.

Summer Fest-July 6: Help is needed with the plant sale, including donations of plants; selling of raffle prizes etc.

Raffle Prize Ticket Sellers: CHS is conducting a raffle, which includes 10 prizes all connected to Cavendish-paintings by the artist Craig Rankin; original 1927 flood photograph; Delicious Cavendish (food items made in Cavendish); Out and About in Cavendish (Fun things to do in Cavendish); Historic Cavendish (a collection of interesting items from CHS) and more.  The drawing will be held on July 27 at 1pm at the Stone Church. Tickets are $5 a piece.

Docents: Interested in learning more about the Museum’s collection as well as the famous and infamous of Cavendish, then this is the job for you. Docents are needed to staff the Museum on Sundays from 2-4 pm.

Hands on History: CHS provides a variety of workshops to the school, home school groups as well as to the community throughout the year. We are currently offering a series on WWII and will be doing gravestone cleaning in May and June. Volunteers are needed to help with workshops, which are often during the day Monday-Friday. 

Fundraising: Need ideas and volunteers to conduct fundraisers

Board Members: Help shape CHS by being on the board. The commitment is five meetings a year.

If you are interested in volunteering for CHS, please contact the CHS coordinator, Margo Caulfield, at or by calling 802-226-7807

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